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Microsoft® Windows Server 2003: Administrator’s Companion by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Managing NNTP Virtual Servers

The third core IIS facility on Windows Server 2003 is the Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) service. NNTP is the application-layer protocol that underlies the worldwide USENET system of news servers on the Internet. IIS includes an NNTP service that can be used to create news sites, which are also implemented as virtual servers in the same way as Web and FTP sites. Use Add/ Remove Programs in Control Panel to install the NNTP service subcomponent of IIS if you need to.

What NNTP Service Does

The NNTP service on IIS fully supports both the client/server and server/server portions of NNTP and can be administered either through the IIS snap-in for the MMC or by a Web browser using NNTP Service Manager (HTML). ...

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